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Composition

Com`po`si´tion
n.1.(Fine Arts) The act or art of composing, or forming a whole or integral, by placing together and uniting different things, parts, or ingredients.
2.The state of being put together or composed; conjunction; combination; adjustment.
View them in composition with other things.
- I. Watts.
The elementary composition of bodies.
- Whewell.
3.A mass or body formed by combining two or more substances; as, a chemical composition.
A composition that looks . . . like marble.
- Addison.
4.A literary, musical, or artistic production, especially one showing study and care in arrangement; - often used of an elementary essay or translation done as an educational exercise.
5.Consistency; accord; congruity.
There is no composition in these news
That gives them credit.
- Shak.
6.Mutual agreement to terms or conditions for the settlement of a difference or controversy; also, the terms or conditions of settlement; agreement.
Thus we are agreed:
I crave our composition may be written.
- Shak.
7.(Law) The adjustment of a debt, or avoidance of an obligation, by some form of compensation agreed on between the parties; also, the sum or amount of compensation agreed upon in the adjustment.
Cleared by composition with their creditors.
- Blackstone.
8.Synthesis as opposed to analysis.
Composition cloth
a kind of cloth covered with a preparation making it waterproof.
Composition deed
an agreement for composition between a debtor and several creditors.
Composition plane
(Crystallog.) the plane by which the two individuals of a twin crystal are united in their reserved positions.
Composition of forces
(Mech.) the finding of a single force (called the resultant) which shall be equal in effect to two or more given forces (called the components) when acting in given directions.
Composition metal
an alloy resembling brass, which is sometimes used instead of copper for sheathing vessels; - also called Muntz metal and yellow metal.
- Herbert.
Composition of proportion
(Math.) an arrangement of four proportionals so that the sum of the first and second is to the second as the sum of the third and fourth to the fourth.
Noun1.composition - a mixture of ingredients
2.Compositioncomposition - the way in which someone or something is composed
Synonyms: makeup, constitution
3.composition - the spatial property resulting from the arrangement of parts in relation to each other and to the whole; "harmonious composition is essential in a serious work of art"
Synonyms: composing
4.composition - a musical work that has been created; "the composition is written in four movements"
5.composition - musical creation
Synonyms: composing
6.composition - the act of creating written works; "writing was a form of therapy for him"; "it was a matter of disputed authorship"
7.composition - art and technique of printing with movable type
Synonyms: typography
8.composition - an essay (especially one written as an assignment); "he got an A on his composition"
Synonyms: paper, theme, report
9.composition - something that is created by arranging several things to form a unified whole; "he envied the composition of their faculty"

COMPOSITION, contracts. An agreement, made upon a sufficient consideration, between a debtor and creditor, by which the creditor accepts part of the debt due to him in satisfaction of the whole. Montagu on Compos. 1; 3 Co. 118; Co. Litt. 212, b; 4 Mod. 88; 1 Str. 426; 2 T. R. 24, 26; 2 Chit. R. 541, 564; 5 D. & R. 56 3 B. & C. 242; 1 R. & M. 188; 1 B. & A. 103, 440; 3 Moore's R. 11; 6 T. R. 263; 1 D. & R. 493; 2 Campb. R. 283; 2 M. & S. 120; 1 N. R. 124; Harr. Dig. Deed VIII.
     2. In England, compositions were formerly allowed for crimes and misdemeanors, even for murder. But these compositions are no longer allowed, and even a qui tam action cannot be lawfully compounded. Bac. Ab. Actions qui tam, See 2 John. 405; 9 John. 251; 10 John. 118; 11 John. 474; 6 N. H.- Rep. 200.

1.composition - function composition.
2.composition - typesetting.
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